Hillary Greatting, D.V.M., M.S., C.C.R.T., Diplomate ACVIM (neurology)

Locum Neurologist / Neurosurgeon

Dr. Greatting was born in Springfield, IL. She went to veterinary school at Michigan State and completed her specialty training at Texas A&M University, Colorado State University, and The Veterinary Neurological Center in Phoenix, AZ. As a boarded neurologist, she was clinical track faculty at Washington State University in Pullman, WA and then moved to private practice in Boise, ID. She is also certified in veterinary rehabilitation. Her interest in neurology began with the practice and challenge of neurolocalization in a neuroanatomy class during her master’s degree program. Additionally, her pet labrador was diagnosed with a brain tumor during veterinary school which further strenghened her interest in neurology and in helping the owners of pets with neurological disease. Dr. Greatting’s professional interests include seizure management, intracranial neoplasia, electrodiagnostic testing, and neurosurgery.

2001-2005 Bachelor of Science (Biological Science & Zoology)
Colorado State University (Fort Collins, CO)
2005-2006 Master of Science (Biomedical Science)
Colorado State University (Fort Collins, CO)
2006-2010 Doctor of Veterinary Medicine
Michigan State University (East Lansing, MI)
2010-2011 Rotating Internship in Small Animal Medicine and Surgery
Texas A&M University (College Station, TX)

Neurology and Neurosurgery Residency
Colorado State University (Fort Collins, CO)


Neurology and Neurosurgery Residency
Veterinary Neurological Center (Phoenix, AZ)


Assistant Clinical Professor, Veterinary Clinical Sciences, Neurology, and Neurosurgery
Washington State University (Pullman, WA)


Staff Neurologist
WestVet Animal Emergency and Specialty Center (Garden City, ID)


Locum Neurologist
Veterinary Neurological Center (Phoenix, AZ)

Awards and Honors
  • Honors Society: Golden Key International Honor’s Society, Colorado State University (2002)
  • Honors Society: National Society of Collegiate Scholars, Colorado State University(2002)
  • Honors Society: Gamma Beta Phi, Colorado State University (2002)
  • Service and Honor Organization: Mortar Board, Colorado State University (2004)
  • College of Natural Sciences Spring Dean’s List, Colorado State University (2005)
  • McBath Family CVM Awards for the College of Veterinary Medicine (2010)
Professional Memberships
  • Greatting, H, Young BD, Pool RR, Levine JM. TDiffuse idiopathic skeletal hyperostosis (DISH). Veterinary Radiology and Ultrasound. 2011 Jul-Aug; 52(4): 472-3
  • Lang LG, Greatting, H Spaulding, KA. Imaging diagnosis – gastric pneumatosis in a cat. Veterinary Radiology and Ultrasound. 2011 Nov-Dec; 52(6): 658-60
  • Van Wie EY, Fosgate GT, Mankin JM, Jeffrey ND, Kerwin SC, Levine GJ, Greatting H, Chen AV, Barker AK, Levine, JM. Prospectively recorded versus medical record-derived spinal cord injury scores in dogs with intervertebral disk herniation. Journal of Veterinary Internal Medicine. 2013 Sep-Oct; 27(5): 1273-7.
  • Greatting, H. Jukier, T. Refractory Seizures Management Tree. Plumb’s Therapeutic Brief. February 2017.
  • Greatting, H. Fibrocartilagenous Embolic Myelopathy. Cote’s Clinical Veterinary Advisor Dogs and Cats 4th ed. Elsevier. – Published February 2019.
  • Rivenburg, R. Greatting, H. What’s your neurological diagnosis. Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association. 2022 Jan 12: 1-4.